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Master's Degrees in
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Studying Health Sciences

Health sciences include applied scientific activities aiming to provide and preserve healthcare. Sub-fields within the general area of health sciences include medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nutrition, therapy, clinical practice and even alternative medicine.

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Studying in Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

45 Health Sciences Master's degrees in Netherlands

Master Applied Data Science Postgraduate

The general aim of this Postgraduate Applied Data Science Master’s programme at Utrecht University is to prepare you to apply current and upcoming data science methods and techniques within the health domain on an academic level.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Health Sciences

This Health Sciences MSc programme offered by Erasmus University Rotterdam focuses on training students who are well educated in research methodology. The programme provides you with a solid theoretical, methodological and statistical basis for designing and implementing a research project and will teach you how to best publish the results of your research project.

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
M.Sc. Health and Society

If you are interested in solving societally relevant, complex health issues, then Wageningen is the place to be! In the specialisation Health and Society at Wageningen University and Research students become context-sensitive experts in the domains of science and health promotion.

Society & Economics
M.Sc. Health Sciences

The M.Sc. in Health Sciences at University of Twente is a practically oriented research programme that focuses on methods and techniques to improve the health care system in terms of organisational processes and public policies. The Master’s degree includes topics about trends in healthcare, innovative solutions in health services and treatments.

School of Management and Governance
M.Sc. Neuroscience and Cognition

Are you interested in doing research engaged with understanding normal and pathological brain function? Do you want to become a specialist in the field of neurosciences? The interdisciplinary Master’s programme Neuroscience and Cognition at Utrecht University offers you the opportunity to investigate numerous areas of brain functioning that make the neuroscience and cognition field uniquely intriguing and challenging.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Social, Health and Organisational Psychology

The courses in this Master's programme in Social, Health and Organisational Psychology from Utrecht University are deeply rooted in international scientific literature. On top of that, you can do your internship abroad and write your thesis there.

Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Biology

The Master’s programme in Medical Biology provides a unique combination of fundamental research and clinical application, with a focus on molecular and cellular life processes at the cutting edge of fundamental biology and medical scientific research. Choose from five specialisations: Clinical Biology, Medical Epigenomics, Neuroscience, Science in Society and Science, Management and Innovation. 

Faculty of Science
M.Sc. Toxicology and Environmental Health

As a graduate of this Toxicology and Environmental Health programme at Utrecht University, you will be qualified to assess the impact of toxicological agents on populations or work environments by applying the principles of environmental and occupational epidemiology.

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Nutrition and Health

Are you interested in nutrition and health? Then this is the right place for you. The two-year Nutrition and Health master programme at Wageningen University and Research gives you the chance to study an important concept of our nowadays lives, that is the impact of nutrition on our health.

Technology & Nutrition
M.Res. Health Sciences

This Research Master programme in Health Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of methods in clinical research and sufficient knowledge of clinical specialist areas, for example medical technology, immunology or molecular biology. 

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES)
Master Medical Imaging

The field of medical imaging is evolving rapidly, since medical diagnosis and treatment are increasingly supported by imaging procedures. The Medical Imaging programme is offered at Utrecht University,

Graduate School of Life Sciences
M.Sc. Human Movement Sciences

Are you interested in optimizing sports performance, helping people with impaired motor functioning, or gaining a fundamental understanding of how we move? The Master’s in Human Movement Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is the ideal programme for you! You will learn to translate multidisciplinary scientific knowledge to applications in sports and healthcare practice.

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology

Can mindfulness support people in dealing with chronic disease? What is the relationship between depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease? How do people function at work having survived cancer? Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology from the University of Groningen is a selective two-year research master that focuses on these questions. 

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Res. Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology

Are you interested in different perspectives on psychopathology and ready to unravel trends in brain and behavior? Do you want to gain an in-depth insight in the developmental origins of mental health and clinical presentation of disorders? Then the Clinical and Developmental Psychopathology Research Master from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam may be the right Master’s programme for you! 

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Vitality and Ageing

We are experiencing an unprecedented growth of the elderly population, which brings older people and the related challenges of ageing into more prominence than ever. The challenge presented by the growing ageing society calls for new experts with up-to-date knowledge and original innovations.

M.Res. Cardiovascular Research

The Cardiovascular Research Master degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers you a challenging program with a high degree of freedom to choose among several specialized courses and a number of outstanding research groups for research projects.

Faculty of Medicine
M.Sc. Mental Health

The programme is characterised by a multidisciplinary, scientific approach to mental health issues and further builds on the knowledge and skills already acquired regarding psychological disorders, theoretical models and therapeutic approaches developed during the bachelor's phase.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Health Food Innovation Management

Are you interested in developing new food and nutrition solutions to optimize health and prevent and treat disease? Would you like to know how a health food product goes from being just an idea to being launched in the market? And would you like to be involved in creating commercially viable foods that are both tasty and healthy? Then Health Food Innovation Management could be just the programme for you.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.A. Philosophy of Neurosciences

The M.A. Philosophy of Neurosciences is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In this programme you will study the conceptual foundations and the broader implications of neuroscientific research from different philosophical perspectives. 

Faculty of Humanities
M.Res. Human Movement Sciences (Research)

Are you fascinated by human movement and do you want to contribute to our understanding of its secrets? Do you want to advance your insights and skills to provide scientific answers to practical questions? Then the Research Master’s in Human Movement Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is the ideal programme for you! 

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
Preparation Course Vet Main Program

The main programme of the VET education is for students who have either completed the basic VET programme or have completed their Higher Commercial Course studies. The main programme combines academic studies at school with a paid trainee position at a company.

Vocational Education and Training
M.Sc. Clinical Research

Patient care and clinical research: what a combination. Learn both how to produce the best diagnoses and provide the best treatment, and get ready for a dual career as a clinician and a researcher.

Erasmus MC - Graduate School
M.Sc. Health Professions Education

Health professionals play an important role in preventing, treating and curing disease and in promoting health at the individual and societal levels. It is essential to ensure that those who train healthcare professionals create effective educational programmes that result in high quality health services.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences

The Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Sciences programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In the last 10 to 15 years, research in physiotherapy has increased exponentially, both in volume and quality. Many clinicians are consumers of research when reading the literature to stay up-to-date. But to really understand the ins and outs of research, you have to conduct research yourself.

Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
M.Sc. Global Health

Do you want to help minimise the global impact of epidemic diseases or illnesses that spread after a natural disaster? Or are you driven to address the worldwide inequities in access to healthcare? Then Global Health could be just the programme for you. 

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Medical Natural Sciences

The Master’s programme in Medical Natural Sciences from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a multidisciplinary programme that combines natural sciences with medicine. This combination will introduce you to innovative ways of conducting medical research. A multidisciplinary background like this will equip you perfectly for tomorrow’s approaches to medical research, in all their complexity.

Faculty of Sciences
M.Sc. Management, Policy-Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences

New biomedical innovations in a world that is becoming ever more complex give rise to a wide range of ethical, legal and social questions and dilemmas. Is the new whooping-cough vaccine better than the old one? How can we control Q fever? This is the essence of the Management, Policy-Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Sport Sciences

The Sports Sciences programme is offered by the University of Groningen. It is meant for students with a scientific fascination for sport. You will study athletic behaviour from multiple perspectives, using theories about cognition, psychology and physiology. 

M.A. Philosophy, Bioethics and Health

The Philosophy, Bioethics and Health programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. It will provide you with the theoretical and practical tools to deal with ethical issues in health care. You will learn how to reflect on practical problems from a medical, moral, legal, political and economic perspective. 

Faculty of Humanities
M.Sc. Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences

If you have a pharmaceutical bachelor or bachelor from chemistry or biomedical sciences with pharmaceutical elements, the two-year Medical Pharmaceutical Sciences Master's degree programme from the University of Groningen will enhance your career in the exciting world of the drug development life cycle!

Faculty of Science and Engineering
M.Sc. Health Sciences

As part of the studies (Dutch: Gezondheidswetenschappen), you will learn to analyse the various complex factors that contribute to health. The Health Sciences programme is offered by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences
M.Sc. Research Master in Health Sciences

The programme covers broad range of subjects, from prevention of illness, diagnosis and care, to cure and maintenance of good health. Upon graduation, you'll have all the skills needed to continue a career as a PhD or professional researcher.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences